You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Nature never excuses lapses.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
Failure is an event not a person
Dream is not that you see in the sleep; dream is that does not allow you to sleep.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.